Albanese govt proposes preventative detention model for released detainees

Miriam Webber
Updated December 4 2023 - 5:55pm, first published 1:44pm

People released from indefinite immigration detention following a High Court ruling last month could be re-detained if they are found to pose an unacceptable risk of committing a serious violent or sexual offence, under new legislation to be proposed by the Albanese government.

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Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

Public service and politics reporter

I report on the public service and politics for the Canberra Times. Reach me at